Egypt hotels proud to present its first Cairo boutique resort
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One of the newest additions to Egypt hotels comes in an innovative brand new boutique resort, a first in the Egypt hotel industry. An oasis amidst the chaotic Cairo, this haven of tranquillity and serenity is a pure breath of fresh air, perfect for escaping the bustling noise of the Egyptian capital.
Villa Belle Epoque, Cairo's first boutique hotel, opened on 21st March 2009 for its first guests. This new Egypt hotel offers a smaller, more intimate way of experiencing Cairo, located a bit further away from the centre and sitting pretty in the leafy suburbs of the city's Maadi area.
The quaint new Egypt hotel is a restored 1920's townhouse converted into a stunning 13 villas resort just five miles south of the city centre to the east of the Nile. Each guestroom is individually designed using a mixture of contemporary and period styles, combining the best of antique Egyptian grandeur and modern styles. For a cultural stay during your Egypt holidays, the hotel even features a fine collection of contemporary Egyptian art.
The setting is tranquil, with lush gardens date palms and fruit trees surrounding an inviting swimming pool. The original mango and guava trees are now joined by younger peach, apple, olive and lemon trees with plenty of cosy seating areas for guests to sit, relax and take tea or cocktails.
All meals are served at the hotel including lunch and dinner from a choice of Egyptian, Oriental, Italian and French cuisines. The hotel will be organising a high tea to be served on the shores of the Nile at a Plant Nursery from where guests can take a felucca sail boat to enjoy a sunset over the Nile.
Villa Belle Epoque offers guests a concierge service for advice on how to enjoy a different and more personal experience of Cairo. For example, excursions to the Fatimid quarter of the city with its historical houses and trade centres or a night out for dinner at the restaurant of the Azhar Park. Events can range from traditional musical performances, singing, dance or maybe a ballet at the Cairo Opera House. Colonial Maadi still boasts many rare trees brought into the country during the English and French periods. Special tree walks can be organised to view the old gardens of colonial houses, embassies and clubs.
The hotel is a short walk from Maadi's main street, Road 9 where there is a small souk with many small boutiques worth a browse, from gold, silver to copper ware and bookstores. In addition t here are plenty of coffee and tea houses and restaurants as well as the metro station for convenient transport into central Cairo avoiding the traffic of the city.
In short, this brand new Egypt hotel offers the perfect alternative to the larger branded hotels of Cairo's city centre and is the ideal base for a long weekend break to explore the sites and sounds of the lesser know side of Cairo, or before heading off for a Bales .dahabiyya' cruise along the Nile.
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